12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Montreal
— 1 day
2
Quebec City
— 1 night
3
Toronto
— 1 night
4
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
5
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
6
Vancouver
— 2 nights

1
day
Montreal

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Montreal journey builder website.

Bengaluru, India to Montreal is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bengaluru to Montreal is minus 10.5 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in December; daily highs in Montreal reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

1
night
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Quebec City trip simple and quick.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, contemplate the long history of Casa Loma, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour site.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Toronto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica ©
St Michael's Cathedral Basilica

2
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Head to Canada House Art Gallery and Willock & Sax Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies are good opportunities to explore the local culture. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Banff Indian Trading Post, get a new perspective on nature at Banff Park Museum, cruise along Icefields Parkway, and contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Toronto to Banff National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around -10°C and lows are around -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

1
night
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Our Native Land, then explore the galleries of Jasper Art Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, and finally take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in December, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (-5°C), and nights are about the same (-18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Shopping · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Our Native Land ©
Our Native Land
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Jasper Art Gallery ©
Jasper Art Gallery

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Wreck Beach, don't miss a visit to Granville Island, and then view the masterpieces at Vancouver Art Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology, and then take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip builder app.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver. Traveling from Jasper National Park in December, you will find days in Vancouver are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are much hotter (2°C). On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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